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Scatec Solar taps Statoil for partial funding of 162MW project in Brazil

Independent solar power producer Scatec Solar ASA has teamed with Norway’s multinational oil and gas company, Statoil ASA to support the funding of a 162MW solar power plant project in Brazil.

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DNV GL updates GRIDSTOR best practice guide

Accreditation and certification house DNV GL has just published an updated version of GRIDSTOR, a best and recommended practice guide for stakeholders in the grid-connected energy storage sector.

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SECI planning two 10MW floating solar projects in India

The projects in Kerala and Andhra Pradesh will use crystalline silicon cells and the modules will be 310Wp output with the floating structure and anchoring designed by Arka.

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NTPC tenders 15MW of solar under DCR in Kerala, NSPCL tenders 7MW EPC in Chhattisgarh

India’s largest utility NTPC has issued a tender for the development of a 15MW ground-mount solar PV project at its own Kayamkulam thermal power plant in the state of Kerala using local content rules.

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Bids in 300MW Saudi solar tender breach two cents

UPDATED: Saudi Arabia’s 300MW solar tender has seen opening bids go lower than two US cents, setting the tone for a new global solar power tariff record if awarded.

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GCL-SI to supply 62MW of solar modules to Brazilian projects built by WEG

‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member GCL System Integration Technology (GCL-SI) has secured a 62MW module supply deal with Brazil-based engineering company, WEG.

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NTPC tenders 225MW of solar under DCR in Uttar Pradesh

India’s largest utility NTPC has tendered 225MW of solar using local content rules at Billhaur in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

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ADB and AIIB expand financing for India’s Green Energy Corridors

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has enlarged its support of clean energy transmission projects in India by obtaining co-financing from multilateral development bank Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).

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India ponders how to mandate storage with large-scale solar and wind

India’s Central Electricity Authority (CEA) is debating how and whether to introduce a mandate for solar and wind projects above a certain size to be coupled with energy storage.

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Mobisol partners with responsAbility for SPV financing deal

PV company Mobisol announced that it has signed off on an off-balance sheet debt deal with two energy funds managed by responsAbility — a leading asset manager in the field of development investments.

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Vietnam utility and World Bank install solar measurement stations to encourage deployment

The World Bank and Vietnam’s monopoly utility EVN have installed five solar measurement stations in order to promote renewables deployment.

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